TN Politics: Local Officials Scrutinized for Questionable Behavior

Last week, two local officials found themselves trying to explain statements — or omissions — made in their recent past.

When FedEx Logistics announced that it was relocating its headquarters to downtown Memphis, city council member Berlin Boyd was given credit for helping to seal the deal, which involves millions of dollars in tax incentives. What Boyd didn’t disclose until recently was that he is an employee of FedEx Logistics and also tied to the ownership of the former Gibson Guitar Factory where FedEx is moving. Boyd…

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